Thinking About Graduate School? Then this workshop is for YOU! Our guest speaker is Dr. Wolfgang Linden, an expert in graduate school applications/admissions.
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Thinking About Graduate School? Then this workshop is for YOU! Our guest speaker is Dr. Wolfgang Linden, an expert in graduate school applications/admissions who will cover all the basics you need to know to get started. Come with questions and leave with answers! Date: October 2 Time: 4:45 - 6pm (may be delayed to 5pm) Location: Suedfeld Lounge (Kenny building) Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org_ email@example.com://ca.f448.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To= firstname.lastname@example.org
ALTERNATIVES OF DECEPTION Role-Playing Asks participants how they would respond to a certain situation or to predict how others would respond Simulation Studies Variation on role-playing that involves simulation of a real world situation (ex. Stanford Prison Experiment) Honest Experiments Participants are made completely aware of the purposes of the research
Stanford Prison Experiment Volunteers randomly assigned to be either guards or prisoners. Subjects very involved in their roles (identified with their #, increasingly sadistic punishments, breakout attempts Study ended after 6 days due to psychological stress
JUSTICE AND THE SELECTION OF PARTICIPANTS Justice principle requires researchers to address issues of equity Any decisions to include or exclude certain people from a study must be justified on scientific grounds
RESEARCHER COMMITMENTS “Contracts” with Participants Punctuality Summary of Details to Participant Course Credit Details that Maintain Trust Between Participants and Researchers
APA ETHICS CODE Ten Ethical Standards Address Specific Issues Concerning: Conduct of psychologists in teaching Research Therapy Counseling Testing Professional roles and responsibilities
ETHICS AND ANIMAL RESEARCH 8.09 Humane Care and Use of Animals in Research APA has developed a more detailed Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals (American Psychological Association, 2002b)
MISREPRESENTATION 8.10 Reporting Research Results 8.11 Plagiarism
Were Milgram’s studies ethical? Decision is based on a cost-benefit analysis What is the cost (harm?) to participants? What is the cost of not doing the study? What are the benefits to participants? What are the benefits to researchers? What’s the scientific contribution? Benefit to society?